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Pioneers of financial economics

Author: Poitras, Geoffrey ; Jovanovic, FranckPublisher: Edward Elgar , 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: Ill./Photos ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781845423827Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes indexContents Note: Includes chapter by Gabriel Hawawini "A brief history of yield approximations", p. 19-30
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Includes index

Includes chapter by Gabriel Hawawini "A brief history of yield approximations", p. 19-30


Pioneers of Financial Economics: Volume 2 Contents List of figures and tables List of contributors Acknowledgements Introduction Geoffrey Poitras PART I EARLY CONTRIBUTIONS 1 A brief history of yield approximations Gabriel Hawawini and Ashok Vora 2 Early contributors to financial management: Jeremiah Jenks, Edward Meade and William Ripley Morgen Witzel 3 Irving Fisher and his students as financial economists Robert W. Dimand 4 Frederick R. Macaulay, Frank M. Redington and the emergence of modern fixed income analysis Geoffrey Poitras PART II THE MODERN FINANCE REVOLUTION: THE INSIDE PERSPECTIVE 5 A portfolio of Nobel laureates: Markowitz, Miller and Sharpe Hal Varian 6 Merton Miller and modern finance Rene M Stulz 7 In honor of the Nobel laureates Robert C. Merton and Myron S. Scholes: a partial differential equation that changed the world Robert A. Jarrow 8 Fischer Black Robert C. Merton and Myron S. Scholes 9 The efficient markets hypothesis: a developmental perspective Kian-Guan Lim vii ix x 1 19 31 45 60 83 91 105 121 132 PART III ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON THE REVOLUTION 10 The role of the CAPM, the Modigliani--Miller theorems and the efficient markets hypothesis in the rise of a scientific discipline Franck Jovanovic 11 The emergence of option pricing theory Donald MacKenzie 12 The history of quantitative risk measurement Elton G. McGoun 13 Understanding financial market prices: reality versus rigor Paul Davidson Index 157 170 192 212 235

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